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Labour will never strike deal with SNP, Keir Starmer to pledge
Exclusive: Party leader to rule out talks with nationalists in attempt to spike Tory ‘coalition of chaos’ attacks

Jessica Elgot and Severin Carrell

01, Jul, 2022 @10:30 AM

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Tory deputy chief whip resigns after ‘drunkenly groping two men’
Chris Pincher’s resignation is latest in a series of allegations of sexual misconduct by Conservative MPs

Jessica Elgot, Rowena Mason and Aubrey Allegretti

30, Jun, 2022 @8:51 PM

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Minister complains to Speaker about Labour rape conviction remarks
Victoria Atkins says Ellie Reeves should retract statement that government had ‘let off rapists and let survivors down’

Jessica Elgot

30, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Dominic Raab says right to abortion does not need to be in bill of rights
Deputy PM says matter is ‘settled in UK law’ and he would not want Britain to be in same situation as US

Jessica Elgot Chief political correspondent

29, Jun, 2022 @12:47 PM

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Stop Brexit Man back in Westminster despite facing prosecution
Steve Bray says he intends to make protests louder with new amplifiers and is considering riding on rickshaw

Jessica Elgot Chief political correspondent

29, Jun, 2022 @11:29 AM

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Labour MP in bid to include right to abortion in British bill of rights
Stella Creasy says she expects MPs to be given free vote on amendment as a matter of conscience

Jessica Elgot Chief political correspondent

28, Jun, 2022 @2:54 PM

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Ministers at risk of losing seats at next election, Tory MPs warn
One Conservative privately tells colleagues that antipathy to Boris Johnson is creating a perfect storm

Jessica Elgot Chief political correspondent

28, Jun, 2022 @2:00 PM

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At least one Tory MP from 2019 intake in advanced talks to defect to Labour
One of the potential defectors in marginal seat while another also elected in 2019 sounded out Labour MP

Jessica Elgot Chief political correspondent

27, Jun, 2022 @6:53 PM

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Shadow ministers urge Starmer to start picking new candidate for Corbyn’s seat
At least two frontbenchers have said Labour should not support former leader’s candidacy at next election

Jessica Elgot and Heather Stewart

21, Jun, 2022 @10:40 AM

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Keir Starmer and Angela Rayner return questionnaires to Durham police
Labour leader and deputy have promised to resign if found to have breached Covid rules by eating curry and drinking beer at event

Heather Stewart and Jessica Elgot

17, Jun, 2022 @5:46 PM

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The week Boris Johnson went to war with the law
As PM takes aim at multiple international laws and courts after Partygate saga, critics fear escalating delinquency

Rowena Mason and Jessica Elgot

17, Jun, 2022 @3:48 PM

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Lord Geidt letter says request from Boris Johnson put him in ‘odious position’
Ethics adviser who quit says PM asked him to consider matter that risked deliberate breach of ministerial code

Jessica Elgot Chief political correspondent

16, Jun, 2022 @1:53 PM

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